lies women tell

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Once again I was looking at Cosmo, furrowing intensely and wondering where on earth they come up with their nonsense. I do this from time to time because I follow them on Twitter (don’t ask me why.) I also like to give my brow a workout with all the aforementioned furrowing.

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Men and women only really “communicate” in the movies. Especially in terrible Meg Ryan chick flicks, where all the men are sensitive and all the women have pouty lips. In Hollywood’s fantasylands men and women sit down, stare into each others eyes and tell it like it is.

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Ah, women. So mysterious! So enigmatic! We have more layers than an onion. And men, poor, poor men. Left to figure us out all on their own. Sorry! We don’t mean to be confusing. We just are. While many of us strive to be honest, truthful, and forthright, we do not always tell the truth. That is the… READ MORE »


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Yesterday, we posted a list of ridiculously dumb lies we’ve told dudes we’d just started dating, but we’re not the only fibbers on the internet! The men’s site MadeMan has a piece up today on lies all women tell men. Writes Emma Sarran:
There are well-meaning untruths you might hear from even the sweetest girl you’ve… READ MORE »


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“Nothing’s wrong.” “It’s OK you forgot.” “I’m cool with you hitting up a strip club.” Lies. All lies.
If you have any inclination that something might be wrong, there probably is. It’s definitely not OK that you forgot, be it her birthday, or dinner plans with that couple you loathe, but especially her birthday. And strip clubs? *snorts* Good… READ MORE »


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We’ve discussed the most common lies women tell men and men tell women, but what about those little white lies women tell each other? For the most part, women fib to one another to spare feelings, but sometimes, as the Daily Mail reports today, lies are told to sabotage the competition (how rude!). After the… READ MORE »


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By “universal lies,” I think what is written on this man’s T-shirt is supposed to be a list of lies that we all tell. But it’s not really gender-neutral, because one of the lies has a pronoun in it. “She’s just a friend.” Clearly, these are the lies guys are more prone to telling. After… READ MORE »


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Over on Huffington Post, dating and relationship coach Jag Carrao has written a very interesting dating-related article called “5 Lies Women Tell Themselves.” Carrao says the the dating myths women tell themselves “may feel comfy, but [are] insulating us from sometimes unpleasant realities, they undermine our ability to make rational decisions based on complete information,… READ MORE »